Christians Remember Christmas Even Under Persecution

I had internet challenges last week which prevented me from posting this sooner:

Christians who face persecution around the world will celebrate Christmas knowing they may be targeted for it. In India and Indonesia already this month, religious extremists attacked Christians for caroling and protested against store owners for selling and displaying Christmas decorations.

In secular India many people celebrate Christmas and even many non-Christians take the day off, but Christians still face persecution. A group of Pentecostals caroling earlier this month at the homes of other Christians in India were attacked by Hindu radicals, according to Asia News. William Stark of International Christian Concern (ICC) said in this instance the radicals surrounded the vehicle, smashed the windows, and beat the carolers. One of them, Rev. Bhim Nayak, was beaten unconscious, Asia News reported.

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